A Safer Way to Bet on Housing

We all know why the housing market is so crucial to the U.S. economy. A healthy and growing housing market has tentacles that reach everywhere, playing a major role in the overall health of the economy. If builders are building, that creates jobs, demand for building products, appliances, and so forth. When houses are being bought, it creates demand for mortgages, furnishings, cable television, and more. All that increased demand creates growth in those markets, and that leads to stronger employment, which leads to increasing consumer confidence and, ultimately, spending.

The home-buying process requires dotting lots of i's and crossing many t's. That diligence usually comes with fees that can sometimes be avoided or negotiated. But one expense that is absolutely required by every lender is title insurance. No bank will lend money to a buyer until there are reasonable assurances that the seller has a clean title to the property. The lender protects itself and the buyer by requiring title insurance....356 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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